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Katelyn Bosch

Class of 2016
Future Alma Mater:

http://calvin.edu

Independent Student of the Day

Some might see a life of wandering, but Katelyn Bosch always felt like she had a plan. That plan was supposed to include a college somewhere far away. Instead, she chose Calvin College. Despite being only 30 minutes from where she grew up, it was a significant change, and allowed Katelyn to spend a semester abroad in England. “It has always been my dream to go to the UK, and I finally made it, and was allowed to stay for 4 months. I met wonderful people doing wonderful things with their lives, explored castles, colorful villages, pubs, and countryside and loved every second of it. I was able to also visit Ireland, Italy, Paris, Santorini, and Rothenburg, all countries with their own fascinating cultures and norms.”

 At Calvin, Katelyn ended up falling in love with many intellectual pursuits and decided on two majors – history and strategic communications. She wants to also major in religion, art history, art, English, and Spanish, but there isn't enough time. 

Hmmm, what else?

Katelyn took a journalism class freshman year and hated it. The deadline driven, AP style, boring third person articles that forced her to talk to people for content added a lot of stress to her life. So, naturally, when asked to write for the religion section of the Calvin Chimes her sophomore year, she agreed. The next year she was hired as the religion section editor, and is currently the online editor. The work that was initially challenging and stressful, is still challenging and stressful, but Katelyn sees the beauty in making stories accessible to people.

Katelyn’s family is full of two loving, adventuresome, and beautiful parents, and three sisters who can be described likewise. They are the calm in the storm she can always come back to. She wouldn't trade them for the world.


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